Betty is a theatre artist whose mission is to help create space for necessary conversations. Through acting, directing and facilitating, Betty strives to be a change agent and a force for positivity, creativity, and collaboration.
In June 2021, Betty will be directing the one person play An Iliad for Creede Repertory Theatre. Betty directed To the Moon by Beth Kander, a powerful domestic violence awareness play for Creede Repertory Theatre and has just completed directing a devised theatrical film for the University of Northern Colorado called 2020 Speaks.\nIn 2020, Betty had the opportunity to direct the Henry nominated The Scottsboro Boys for Vintage Theatre. She also directed Josh Kroenig’s Vroom Vroom for Local Lab, which audiences never saw due to the theatre wide shut down. Betty performed in Stories on Stage “Don’t look away: Black stories matter”. Betty also stepped into producing in 2020. You can see the six-part Amplify series here: https://arvadacenter.org/amplify\nIn November of 2020, Betty gave a Ted Talk on compassion culture instead of cancel culture. You can view the talk here: go.ted.com/bettyhart\nBefore the Pandemic, Betty performed in Barnum at the Fine Arts Center, Caroline, or Change at the Aurora Fox, Richard III and You Can’t Take it with you at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the immersive outdoor show Rausch with the Catamounts, and had the great privilege of being in The Mountaintop at the Arvada Center in 2016.\nSelected Colorado directing credits include Crowns (Vintage Season Award for Outstanding Director, 2019) and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. Aurora FoxTheatre: Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies, which broke box office records and became the third highest selling show in the theatre’s history. Denver Center’s Garner Galleria: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. \nBetty is an associate artist with Local Theater Company in Boulder, Colorado.\nInstagram: @actorbetty\n